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Senior Network Cloud Security Engineer with Security Clearance

Employer
MITRE Corporation
Location
Bedford
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Sector
IT
Job Role
Cloud Security
Job Type
Permanent
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges–and we're committed to the long–term well–being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not–for–profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day–working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE–and make a difference with us. The MITRE Corporation's All–Domain Integration (ADI) Department (N163) supports development and delivery of integrated, agile mission capabilities that will enable the US and Coalition forces to operate at the speed of relevance. ADI's focus is to (1) develop joint, all–domain operational concepts; (2) mature these concepts through realizable architectures; and (3) transition the developed capabilities to the warfighter. This involves the near–term modernization of fielded capabilities and development of next generation warfighter operations in all phases of systems evolution: from concept exploration, through experimentation and fielding. To achieve this broad set of outcomes for our Government Sponsors, the ADI seeks staff that have knowledge or interest in several related areas of expertise, including multi–domain sensor operations and architectures; Command and Control (C2); Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) integration and exploitation; end–to–end kill chain integration and assessment; and platform integration. These domain competencies are complemented by a variety of technical skills which enable program execution and include systems engineering, modeling & simulation, and software and hardware prototyping. MITRE and the ADI department work together with Government sponsors and the warfighter to serve as technical advisors bringing domain experience and state–of–the–art solutions to their most demanding operational challenges. Successful candidates will join our team and immediately begin tackling emerging, high–priority challenges in the areas of all–domain operations and Joint, All–Domain Command & Control (JADC2). Roles & Responsibilities: The technical work areas you will apply your skills to include: You will act as an individual technical contributor in a collaborative team environment to identify, assess, prototype, and implement the most optimal cloud–based solutions
You will recommend process, security, and architecture improvements
Focus on developing recommendations on the migration path for Air Force systems and application as they move to Commercial Cloud Service Providers
Work in partnership with multiple stakeholders to develop optimal solutions which account for multiple variables and perspectives
You will collaborate with other cloud computing communities across MITRE's organizations in order to coordinate development efforts, bring the expertise of others to bear on ADI projects, and to ensure common standards of product quality
You will apply industry best practices in cyber security to guide MITRE's sponsors in implementation and technical advisement
You will integrate cloud solutions into tactical and enterprise networks to enable command and control and mission success using disparate communications pathways Basic Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years of related experience; or 2 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 1 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience. BS, MS, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or similar field.
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances
Basic understanding of Cloud Computing techniques, methods, and best practices to include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Platform, and Kubernetes
Experience applying cybersecurity concepts
Basic understanding of software design patterns and best practices
Strong enthusiasm and a desire to learn and grow
Programming Language experience with one or more of:
Java, ASP.NET, PHP, Ruby, YAML, JSON, PYTHON
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively participate as a member of multi–disciplinary teams across organizations
You have a strong ability to frame and articulate difficult and/or complex technical problems and concepts clearly and simply in a systems engineering context
You can work independently seeking guidance and collaboration in complex situations
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
This position requires a minimum of 50% hybrid on–site presence. Preferred Qualifications: Acquisition experience for modernized IT technologies
Proven experience with cloud computing
Ability to analyze large and complex systems
Knowledge of DoD and Air Force environment
Ability to learn new technologies and techniques and apply systems engineering skills
Cyber security certification such as Security+, CISSP, or CCSP
Technical writing skills such as drafting software designs and technical guidance
Knowledge of networking and access protocols.
Strong interpersonal, briefing, and communication skills
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance.
Certification with a commercial cloud provider or on–premises virtualization solution (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, VMWare, ProxMox)
Serve as a mentor and foster a culture of technical creativity and mission impact, including but not limited to collaborating across MITRE to provide cross–cutting and impactful solutions. This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Top Secret/SCI Work Location Type:
Hybrid MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency . MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please email . Copyright 2024, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only. Benefits information may be found here

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